The awards will celebrate and reward NERC-funded researchers, as individuals or teams, whose work has had substantial impact on the economy and society either in the UK or abroad.
There are three award categories;
Economic Impact Award
Recognising research that has led to demonstrable economic benefit.
Societal Impact Award
Recognising research that has led to demonstrable social, cultural, public policy or service, health, environmental or quality of life benefits.
Early Career Impact Award
Recognising an early career researcher who has achieved demonstrable economic and/or societal impact.
The category winner judged to have had the greatest impact will be selected to receive the Overall Impact Award.
The winner of each category will receive £10,000 and the runner-up £5,000, to further the impacts of their research. The Overall Impact Award winner will receive an additional £30,000.
The closing date for applications is 12:00 on Monday 21 May 2018.
Full details can be found here